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Schedule: Projects 2 and 3 2013 (issue 1; correct 5 March 2013)
 
Sunday, 2 June 2013 [Lapal House]
1400 bowing rehearsal (string principals only)
1700 ends
 
Saturday, 8 June [Warley Woods]
1045 set up
1100 strings
1300 shared lunch
1345 Beethoven [with trumpets]
1445 tea
1500 Lutosławski [with trumpets, without trombones]
1600 L’après-midi
1700 ends
 
Sunday, 9 June [Warley Woods]
1045 set up
1100 Lutosławski [with brass]
(from 1200 with Anna Cashell)
1300 shared lunch
1345 strings
1530 ends
 
Friday, 14 June [Warley Woods]
1915 set up
1930 strings
2200 ends
 
Saturday, 15 June [Warley Woods]
1045 set up
1100 L’après-midi
1145 set up
1200 strings
1300 shared lunch
1340 strings
1600 ends
 
Thursday, 20 June [Warley Woods]
1915 set up
1930 L’après-midi (with Rita Schindler)
2000 strings
2200 ends
Friday, 21 June [St. Benedict Biscop, Wombourne]
1800 orchestra arrive
1830 rehearse
1925 ends
1930 doors open to public
2000 concert
 
Saturday, 29 June [Warley Woods]
1045 set up
1100 strings only
1300 shared lunch
1340 Lutosławski / Beethoven [without brass]
1440 tea
1500 Beethoven
1600 ends
 
Sunday, 30 June [Warley Woods]
1045 set up
1100 Beethoven [with trumpets]
1300 shared lunch
1340 Lutosławski [with brass]
1445 tea
1500 L’après-midi
1600 ends
 
Friday, 5 July [Warley Woods]
1915 set up
1930 Beethoven / Lutosławski [without brass]
2200 ends
 
Sunday, 7 July [Artrix, Bromsgrove]
1545 set up
1600 L’après-midi [Studio]
1625 Danses
1700 set up
1730 Lutosławski / Beethoven [main theatre]
1830 ends
1900 doors open
1930 concert
 
Please bring to all rehearsals a pencil and music stand.
Cellists: please provide suitable spike guards.
Wombourne (Friday, 21 June):
Claude Debussy: Prélude à “L’après-midi d’un faune” (10’)
(arr. for 10 players under the supervision of Arnold Schoenberg)
1110 0000
John Adams: Shaker Loops (24’)
strings only
Mozart: Divertimento in D KV136 (15’)
strings only
Interval
Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane (9’) (Rita Schindler, harp)
strings only
Grieg: ‘Holberg’ Suite (21’)
strings only
 
Artrix (Sunday, 7 July):
Claude Debussy: Prélude à “L’après-midi d’un faune” (10’)
(arr. for 10 players under the supervision of Arnold Schoenberg)
1110 0000
Witold Lutosławski (1913-94): Partita (1984) (15’)
(Anna Cashell, violin)
2(both doubling pic)02(1.2/bcl)2(1.2/cbn) 0220
Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane (9’) (Rita Schindler, harp)
strings only
Interval
Biber Passacaglia from Rosary Sonatas (8’)
solo violin
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Symphony no.3 ‘Eroica’ (47’)
2222 3200 timp
 
Addresses:
Artrix, Bromsgrove, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ (This is the SatNav postcode)
Lapal House, Lapal Lane South, B62 0ES
Church Hall, Warley Woods Methodist Church, Abbey Road, Smethwick, B67 5LS
St Benedict Biscop, Church Road, Wombourne,South Staffordshire, WV5 9EZ
 
This schedule, maps, and directions are available at:
 
http://www.birminghamchamberorchestra.com/contacts
 
Concert dress (both concerts):
ladies, all black; gentlemen, all black.
 
Tickets: in person from Julie Billingham, general manager (0121 550 0956)

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